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Perfect Pitch

30 minutes

People with perfect or "absolute" pitch hear every single sound as precise musical notes. Is this extraordinary talent a blessing or a curse? In this episode, we dive into the neuroscience, pluses and pitfalls of absolute pitch. Featuring neuroscientist Daniel Levitin and Grammy-winning musician Jacob Collier.

Twenty Thousand Hertz is produced out of the studios of Defacto Sound and hosted by Dallas Taylor

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